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うっかり

  • ukkari
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

adverb (fukushi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • carelessly
  • thoughtlessly
  • inadvertently

Examples of うっかり in a Sentence

うっかりそれ忘れるところだった
I almost forgot all about that.
A slip of the tongue often brings about unexpected results.
うっかり戸口開けっ放ししておいた。
I carelessly allowed the door to stand open.
うっかり間違い犯した
I made a careless mistake.
裁判官ついうっかり笑ってしまった
The judge laughed in spite of himself.
Everybody blames me for my careless mistake.
I forgot to bring the book. It just slipped my mind.
宿題うっかり忘れた
He overlooked his assignment.
A foolish impulse made me say what I should have left unsaid.
I carelessly dropped a vase.

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